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Academic Physician – Director, Center for Liver Diseases

Employer
The University of Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
May 28, 2025

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The University of Chicago's Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is searching for a full-time Associate Professor or Professor to serve as Director, Center for Liver Diseases.  Clinical responsibilities, including general hepatology and liver transplant service, will be based at the University of Chicago’s main campus in Hyde Park, with consultative services also provided at one or more sites in the Chicago area. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be BC/BE in gastroenterology, and 4) have advanced training in transplant hepatology (or equivalent experience).

We welcome applicants with research interests including liver metabolism, alcohol-related liver disease, hepatobiliary neoplasia, or liver transplantation. We also welcome applicants with leadership experience in managing a complex clinical operation.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/146236. Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and a cover letter. Review of applications ends when the available position is filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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